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ETHIOPIAN MANUSCRIPT - Morning Prayers. c. Early 19th Century. 8vo.  MS on vellum, four hand painted

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ETHIOPIAN MANUSCRIPT - Morning Prayers. c. Early 19th Century. 8vo.  MS on vellum, four hand painted illustrations, text in two columns. Contempor...

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Peepshow Pictures. London: Ernest Nister, [1890?]. 4to. Illustrations, 4 coloured pop-up plates (

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Peepshow Pictures. London: Ernest Nister, [1890?]. 4to. Illustrations, 4 coloured pop-up plates (occasional spotting, light soiling and tape marks...

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PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS. C. 1880's-90's. 2 albums of photographs, including one album with illustrated

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PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS. C. 1880's-90's. 2 albums of photographs, including one album with illustrated card mounts "Ye Games of Merry England" and an a...

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BURTON, Captain Sir R.F. Burton; Albert Letchford. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (

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BURTON, Captain Sir R.F. Burton; Albert Letchford. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (The Library Edition). London: H.S. Nichols, 1897. ...

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[HARRINGTON, James]. A Discourse Upon This Saying: The Spirit of the Nation is not yet to be trusted

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[HARRINGTON, James]. A Discourse Upon This Saying: The Spirit of the Nation is not yet to be trusted with Liberty; left is intro-duce Monarchy, or...

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WHEELER, Trundle. The Censure of the ROTA Upon Mr Millions Book, Entituled, the Ready and Easie

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WHEELER, Trundle. The Censure of the ROTA Upon Mr Millions Book, Entituled, the Ready and Easie way to Establish A Free Commonwealth. London: Paul...

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HARRINGTON, James. Aphorisms Political. The Second edition Enlarged. London: F. C. for Henry

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HARRINGTON, James. Aphorisms Political. The Second edition Enlarged. London: F. C. for Henry Fletcher, 1659. 8vo. 18pp. pamphlet ([ight soiling, t...

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CHILDREN'S BOOKS - Including Lewis Carroll. The Game of Logic. London: Macmillan and Co., 1887. 8vo.

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CHILDREN'S BOOKS - Including Lewis Carroll. The Game of Logic. London: Macmillan and Co., 1887. 8vo. Envelope with board (containing board only, w...

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Feronica's Hierogryphical Riddles. [No Place: No Publisher, c.1800?]. 24 hand-coloured engraved

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Feronica's Hierogryphical Riddles. [No Place: No Publisher, c.1800?]. 24 hand-coloured engraved cards (lightly spotted, one card torn with minor l...

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JUVENILE CARDS - Sallis's Comic Play Grammar. London: Sallis, [c. 1840]. 41 hand-coloured engraved

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JUVENILE CARDS - Sallis's Comic Play Grammar. London: Sallis, [c. 1840]. 41 hand-coloured engraved cards depicting various scenes including: "I sa...

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JUVENILE CARDS - A small collection of hand drawn, hand-coloured cards for play, representing people

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JUVENILE CARDS - A small collection of hand drawn, hand-coloured cards for play, representing people and characters of different backgrounds/cultu...

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HEATHCOTE, Captain Sir Henry.(1777-1851).  Treatise on Stay-Sails. London: Baldwin Cradock and

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HEATHCOTE, Captain Sir Henry.(1777-1851).  Treatise on Stay-Sails. London: Baldwin Cradock and Joy, 1824. 8vo. 2 engraved plates and 13 plates of ...

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THACKERAY, W. M. (1811-1863). The memoirs of Mr Charles James Yellowplush. The diary  of G. Jeames

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THACKERAY, W. M. (1811-1863). The memoirs of Mr Charles James Yellowplush. The diary  of G. Jeames de la Pluche Esq. London: Bradbury & Evans, 185...

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GRAND TOUR - c.1818. Oblong 8vo. Including hand coloured prints including views such as: Village

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GRAND TOUR - c.1818. Oblong 8vo. Including hand coloured prints including views such as: Village de Chamonix, Mont Blanc and Zurich and notes in ...

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Magna Carta. By Permission of [...the named...] Trustees of the Cottonion Library. This Plate

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Magna Carta. By Permission of [...the named...] Trustees of the Cottonion Library. This Plate being a Correct Copy of King John's Great Charter......

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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of

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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England. Oxford: Printed at the T...

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly Translated out of the Original

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former translations diligent...

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ZAEHNSDORF BINDING - Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam The Astronomer of Persia. London: Macmillan and Co.,

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ZAEHNSDORF BINDING - Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam The Astronomer of Persia. London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting). Finely...

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[Charles  I]. A Large Declaration Concerning The Late Tumults in Scotland, From Their First

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[Charles  I]. A Large Declaration Concerning The Late Tumults in Scotland, From Their First Originalls. London: Robert Young, 1639. Folio. Engrave...

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SUTHERLAND, William (c.1685-1740). The Ship-builders Assistant: Or, Some Essays Towards

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SUTHERLAND, William (c.1685-1740). The Ship-builders Assistant: Or, Some Essays Towards Compleating the Art of Marine Architecture. London: R. Mou...

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NAVAL - A small collection of books including: Edward Pelham Brenton's The Naval History of Great

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NAVAL - A small collection of books including: Edward Pelham Brenton's The Naval History of Great Britain (London: Henry Colburn, 1837). 4to. 2 vo...

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MERIAN, Matthieu. La Danse des Morts, Comme Elle est Depeinte dans la Louable et Celebre Ville de

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MERIAN, Matthieu. La Danse des Morts, Comme Elle est Depeinte dans la Louable et Celebre Ville de Basle. Basle: jean Rod. I'm-Hof & Fils, 1789. 4t...

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NICOLAS, Sir Harris (1799–1848). A Treatise on the Law of Adulterine Bastardy, with a Report of

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NICOLAS, Sir Harris (1799–1848). A Treatise on the Law of Adulterine Bastardy, with a Report of the Banbury Case. London: William Pickering, 1836....

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CARTWRIGHT,  [Christopher]. Certamen Religiosum: Or, A Conference Between The late King of

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CARTWRIGHT,  [Christopher]. Certamen Religiosum: Or, A Conference Between The late King of England, and the late Lo: Marquesse of Worcester, conce...

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Seamanship; Both in Theory and Practice. London: Printed and Published for, and at Steel's

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Seamanship; Both in Theory and Practice. London: Printed and Published for, and at Steel's Navigation-Warehouse, 1807. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece...

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WRIGHT, James (1643–1713). History and Antiquities of the County of Rutland. London: Bennet Griffin,

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WRIGHT, James (1643–1713). History and Antiquities of the County of Rutland. London: Bennet Griffin, 1684. Folio. 1 double page folding map, ill...

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MS. A Catalogue of the Library of the Revd: R:d Harrington. 1835. 4to. Containing an inventory of

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MS. A Catalogue of the Library of the Revd: R:d Harrington. 1835. 4to. Containing an inventory of the Harrington Library as it stood in 1835. Con...

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SQUIBB, F.  Berkeley Square. A Catalogue of the Excellent and Genuine Household Furniture,

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SQUIBB, F.  Berkeley Square. A Catalogue of the Excellent and Genuine Household Furniture, Comprising A Drawing- Room Suite in Striped Tabaret, A ...

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Nuova Raccolta Di Cinquanta Costumi Pittoreschi. Incisi all' acquaforte, da Bartolomeo Pinelli

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Nuova Raccolta Di Cinquanta Costumi Pittoreschi. Incisi all' acquaforte, da Bartolomeo Pinelli Romano. Rome: Giovanni Scudellari, 1817. Oblong 8vo...

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HERALDRY - MS. c.1653. Small 4to. Illustrated throughout with hand-painted heraldic shields and

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HERALDRY - MS. c.1653. Small 4to. Illustrated throughout with hand-painted heraldic shields and explanations in connection with the Descent and Al...

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TRAVEL - Edwin Carton Booth's Australia. (London: Virtue and Company, [n.d]). 2 volumes; John M'Leod

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TRAVEL - Edwin Carton Booth's Australia. (London: Virtue and Company, [n.d]). 2 volumes; John M'Leod 's Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste, Alo...

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CRIME - A collection of mainly early 19th-century works on criminal cases. (qty)

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CRIME - A collection of mainly early 19th-century works on criminal cases. (qty)

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The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Cambridge, [no pub],  1637. 4to. (Title

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The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Cambridge, [no pub],  1637. 4to. (Title partially torn away with bottom panel lacking, ba...

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Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editions. Lugduni: Claudii de Villiers, 1637. 8vo. Engraved title page (

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Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editions. Lugduni: Claudii de Villiers, 1637. 8vo. Engraved title page (without half title, perhaps lacking the "Series Char...

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MISCELLANY - Including: J.F. Nicholls' Nicholls' Guide or Pleasant Rambles Round About Lynton &

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MISCELLANY - Including: J.F. Nicholls' Nicholls' Guide or Pleasant Rambles Round About Lynton & Lynmouth. Bristol: Bingham, Bristol and Clifton, [...

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HARRINGTON, John. Divers Remarkeable Passages of Gods Good Providence in the wonderful

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HARRINGTON, John. Divers Remarkeable Passages of Gods Good Providence in the wonderful preservation and deliverance of John Harrington Esqu. Mr Ro...

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CHARNOCK, John (1756-1807). An History of Marine Architecture. London: R. Faulder, G.G. and J.

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CHARNOCK, John (1756-1807). An History of Marine Architecture. London: R. Faulder, G.G. and J. Robinson, [1800-1802]. 3 volumes, folio. Engraved p...

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HOWELL, T.B. (1767-1815). A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and

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HOWELL, T.B. (1767-1815). A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors. London: T. C. ...

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DRINKWATER, John. A History of the late Siege of Gibraltar With a Description and Account of that

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DRINKWATER, John. A History of the late Siege of Gibraltar With a Description and Account of that Garrison. London, T. Spilsbury, 1785. Folio. 10 ...

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DOWSON, Aubrey. The Women’s Suffrage Cookery Book. [London]: Women's Printing Society Limited [c.

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DOWSON, Aubrey. The Women’s Suffrage Cookery Book. [London]: Women's Printing Society Limited [c.1909-12]. 4to. (Staining/soiling throughout). Ori...

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PAMPHLETS - Rev. Edward Higgin's Letters on Highway Legislation. (London, William Ridgway, 1882).

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PAMPHLETS - Rev. Edward Higgin's Letters on Highway Legislation. (London, William Ridgway, 1882). 8vo. PRESENTATION COPY: "Sir John Harrington Bar...

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PAMPHLETS - A Temperance Eirenicon. Being A Total Abstainer's Plea for Co-Operation Between

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PAMPHLETS - A Temperance Eirenicon. Being A Total Abstainer's Plea for Co-Operation Between Temperance Men and Liquor Traders, and Rational Temper...

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PAMPHLETS - A collection of early 20th century pamphlets and ephemera relating to Eton and also

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PAMPHLETS - A collection of early 20th century pamphlets and ephemera relating to Eton and also law.

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CHAP BOOK - Rhymes For the Nursery. The Old Man and His Six Sons; to which is added The Old Woman

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CHAP BOOK - Rhymes For the Nursery. The Old Man and His Six Sons; to which is added The Old Woman and her Six Daughters. London: S. Carvalho, [n.d...

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HARINGTON, 1st Baron Harington of Exton (1540-1613). MS. c.1606. Folio. 1pp. (folded in half, with

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HARINGTON, 1st Baron Harington of Exton (1540-1613). MS. c.1606. Folio. 1pp. (folded in half, with three horizontal crease marks). A letter to the...

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DISNEY, Walt (1901-66). "Sketch Book". London: Collins, 1938. Folio. 12 colour plates (occasional

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DISNEY, Walt (1901-66). "Sketch Book". London: Collins, 1938. Folio. 12 colour plates (occasional light spotting). Original beige cloth lettered i...

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MS LITERATURE - c.1827. 4to. 130pp. approx. Containing poetry copied out from figures including

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MS LITERATURE - c.1827. 4to. 130pp. approx. Containing poetry copied out from figures including  Coleridge, Burns, Byron and Lady Caroline Lamb. (...

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The Book of Common Prayer. Cambridge: John Hayes, 1683. 4to. Title page and text rubricated, with

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The Book of Common Prayer. Cambridge: John Hayes, 1683. 4to. Title page and text rubricated, with rubricated plates (lacking lower portion of ti...

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SCOTT, Sir Gilbert (1811-78). Lecturers on the Rise and  Development of Mediaeval Architecture

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SCOTT, Sir Gilbert (1811-78). Lecturers on the Rise and  Development of Mediaeval Architecture Delivered at the Royal Academy.  London: John Murra...

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ARCHITECTURE - A collection of early-late 19th century works (10)

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ARCHITECTURE - A collection of early-late 19th century works (10)

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AUTOGRAPH ALBUM - Oblong 8vo. Signatures including the following: David Niven,  Henry Duke of

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AUTOGRAPH ALBUM - Oblong 8vo. Signatures including the following: David Niven,  Henry Duke of Gloucester, Diana Wynyard, Eric Portman, Lord Gort (...

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REACH, Angus B. The Natural History of "Bores". London: D. Bogue, 1847. Small 8vo. (Occasional light

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REACH, Angus B. The Natural History of "Bores". London: D. Bogue, 1847. Small 8vo. (Occasional light spotting and browning). Original tan, illustr...

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EPHEMERA - FIREWORKS. Including: General Catalogue and Price List of Canadian Fireworks Balloons,

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EPHEMERA - FIREWORKS. Including: General Catalogue and Price List of Canadian Fireworks Balloons, Lanterns, Torpedoes, Firecrackers, Paper Caps, F...

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The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of

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The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the use of the Church o...

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DENMAN, James L. The Vine and its Fruit, More Especially In Relation to the Production of Wine:

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DENMAN, James L. The Vine and its Fruit, More Especially In Relation to the Production of Wine: Embracing an Historical and Descriptive Account of...

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MSS - LEDGERS. [1790-1815]. 7 ledgers detailing expenses of the Harrington family, including: '

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MSS - LEDGERS. [1790-1815]. 7 ledgers detailing expenses of the Harrington family, including: 'Horses purchased' 'Carriage & Postage', 'Dresses', ...

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18TH/19th CENTURY MISCELLANY - A small quantity of books. Provenance: from the Collection of the

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18TH/19th CENTURY MISCELLANY - A small quantity of books. Provenance: from the Collection of the Harington family.  Sold not subject to return. (q...

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ACCOUNTS BOOK - c.1816-31. 2 ledgers. Folio. Detailing cash flow, to [?] from[?] companies

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ACCOUNTS BOOK - c.1816-31. 2 ledgers. Folio. Detailing cash flow, to [?] from[?] companies including: 'Monmouthshire Canal...to stock', 'Southwark...

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NAVAL - MS. c. 1890's. A collection of manuscripts mainly relating to the vessel - a cutter - 'The

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NAVAL - MS. c. 1890's. A collection of manuscripts mainly relating to the vessel - a cutter - 'The Diligent'. With an MS journal relating to 'onbo...

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ELSON, S.R. The Sailor's East Indian Sky Interpreter and Weather Book. Calcutta: Thacker, Spink, and

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ELSON, S.R. The Sailor's East Indian Sky Interpreter and Weather Book. Calcutta: Thacker, Spink, and Co., 1879. 8vo. (Occasional light spotting). ...

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